e-Veritas Archive | April 29th, 2009

Fiscal Year-End Survival Kit Training in May

9:00 am
2:00 pm

The Controller’s Office continues to host Fiscal Year-End Survival Kit Training sessions in May at both the Coral Gables and Miller School of Medicine campuses. This informative two-hour overview is recommended for DMAS/FRS users who are getting ready for year-end closing. Training includes a discussion of year-end closing procedures, general deadlines, key contacts, and tools to help reconcile accounts.

Individuals interested in taking a session may register for one of the following BUS-1015 classes via uLearn.miami.edu. For more information, e-mail [email protected] or call 305-284-5509.

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M.A. in International Administration hosts question-and-answer session

6:00 pm

The Master of Arts in International Administration (MAIA) will host a question-and-answer session for prospective applicants on Monday, May 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McKnight Building, suite 102.  MAIA is a university-wide professional international relations program that combines international relations theory with practice and coursework in administration, management, and economics.  It is a 30-credit program that can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis, with core courses generally offered weekday evenings.  Reservations are required, and can be made by sending an e-mail to [email protected] or calling 305-284-8782. For information about the MAIA program, visit www.miami.edu/maia.

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College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series

11:00 am

Ralph Keeney, research professor of decision sciences at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, will discuss how decision analysis is concerned with helping businesses, government organizations, and individuals make better decisions. The presentation begins with a succinct outline of the concepts and techniques necessary for systematic thinking about and analysis of important decisions. It then goes on to present summaries of the application of these concepts and techniques to important decisions. The event takes place on Monday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the McArthur Engineering Annex, room MCA202.

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Screening: ‘The YES Movie’

7:00 pm

A little more than a year in the making, The YES Movie will be screened publicly for the first time in Miami at the Cosford Cinema on Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m. The screening is open to the public and will be followed by a question and answer session with Louis Lautman, the executive producer.

The brainchild of Miami Beach-based serial entrepreneur and Young Entrepreneur Society Entertainment (YES-E) founder Lautman, The YES Movie is a documentary featuring the success stories of America’s youngest millionaires and visionaries. It is targeted to reach the next generation of society’s leaders and is on course to awaken and inspire entrepreneurs around the world.

For more information about the film or to view the official trailer, visit www.theYESmovie.com.

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UM Student/Master of Fine Arts Exhibitions


Spring has returned and nature beckons discovery and exploration—even in art form. The annual two-part UM Student/Master of Fine Arts Exhibitions are viewable at the Lowe Art Museum. Also on view: UM’s Faculty Exhibition, featuring Carsten Meier’s Naturell. A preview and reception for the juried student exhibition and Naturell will be held Friday, April 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. The evening will be highlighted with a special lecture by Meier. A preview reception for the MFA exhibition, on view from May 14-June 14, will be held Wednesday, May 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. Both receptions are free and open to the public. Regular admission to the Lowe (not including special events) is $10; $5 for seniors and non-UM students; and free for Lowe Art Museum members, UM students, faculty and staff, and children under 12 years of age. For more information, call 305-284-3535 or visit www.lowemuseum.org.

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